In May 2010, the California’s State Water Resources Control Board adopted a final policy governing the use of coastal and estuarine waters for cooling California’s 19 coastal power plants.
Here is a list of organizations that are leading the fight against the needless destruction of fish by the nation’s aging power plants, and several reports key to underst.
Hundreds of power plants - now 40, 50 or 60 years old - still use antiquated, once-through cooling systems. Will the US EPA ever rein in these plants' massive water use? And what can we do in the meantime?
Many of the nation's older power plants have a huge thirst for water. Here are 10 things to know about their water use and 10 reasons to care.
Many New York power plants are withdrawing cooling water - and injuring or killing aquatic life - even when they are not generating any electricity.
For over a decade, Reed Super, a public interest environmental attorney, has fought hard to protect aquatic ecosystems from outdated power plants.
Visit two of Long Island’s aging power plants, find out how they are killing fish and what you can do about it.
In this slideshow, three residents share what Long Island’s marine waters mean to them and the community they live in, as well as their thoughts on the impact that old power plants have had on the marine environment.